Document library is a list for storing documents

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SharePoint Form library template broken after renaming

I went in and changed a SharePoint template (*.xsn) which was being used by a document library to create and modify new items. I thought the safe way would be to rename my new one over the top of the ...
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Upload a file to folder in a document libary

I have a java program that uploads a file to a document libary and i have a method that creates a folder. I want the file to be uploaded to the folder but i keeps getting uploaded outside the folder. ...
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excel file uplodaded in sharepoint 2013 document library not opening

I have a document library in sharepoint where excel files are uploaded. But when we click on the excel file we are not able to view it. It give me the following error. Microsoft Office Excel cannot ...
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Managing Microsoft documents inside SharePoint document library will behave differently according to the browser vender

I have a Document library inside my publishing site collection. now when the users clicks on any MS office documents inside the document library they will get different behaviors based on the browser ...
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Check In Document using Adobe Reader Returns Error Message

There is an error message that is being returned when a pdf document is being checked in using Adobe Reader XI. This is being reported by some users. All users have the same permission level for ...
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Save list attachments in a document library

could anyone advise me if it is possible to change the default storage location of a list item attachment to a document library which is located in the same site? The idea is that information which is ...
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Difference b/w Read and View Only

I have a requirement to setup a permission level, where user can only see the document and see the associated metadata columns but cannot download or open the document. We have a permission level ...
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Functional difference between document set and document library

I need to upload multiple document from multiple teams in a site. Can anybody please tel me which option is more suitable(document set or document library) How do they differ from each other.
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Is an editable content query possible?

I am using our SharePoint site as a learning management system for training newly hired employees. Our set us is a subsite that contains 25 site pages (one for each student). Each page contains a ...
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Copy documents to a subsites

I have a site collection MySiteCollection which contains many subsites like SiteA, SiteB, SiteC, etc. Each subsite contains its own subsites. For example SiteA-1, SiteA-2, SiteA-3. And I want to ...
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Word Documents in Library Erroring and Unable to Overwrite

I have a document library and a number of times I have experienced an issue where, upon trying to open a document in Word for editing, it throws an error The file filename.docx cannot be opened ...
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How to track who and when opened a document, from the document Library in SharePoint 2010?

We have a requirement to keep a track of all the documents opened from our intranet portal? Is it possible to do it OOTB or do we have to code for it? The portal has many sites and subsites within ...
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Search Scope for searching a Document Library

I am creating a Search scope For fetching a Document library in my site. Below are the steps which I have tried: SiteActions-->SiteSettings-->SiteCollectionAdministration-->SearchScope. Clicked on ...
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Best practice - Document Library - Variable user access permissions

Being quite new to SP 2013, I would be interested to hear opinions and gain guidance upon the following application scenario. I want to store HR inbound CV's in a document library. These documents ...
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List Data Validation still fails for document library when data is valid

I have a document library with a column with Column Validation. Whenever I try to add a file to the document library, it fails even when the data input is valid! try { file = ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Change URL of document library

I created a Document Library called Resource Documents. Would it be possible for us to set a friendly URL on this library so that files may be read with the following URL pattern... ...
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SharePoint 2010 List view threshold: What is excluded from the threshold?

In SharePoint 2010, we have the List View Threshold, which defaults to 5,000, and: Specifies the maximum number of list or library items that a database operation, such as a query, can process at ...
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A document library with custom content type displays the different icon while creating new document

I have created a document library declaratively with document based content type. But when I click on new document the icon is displayed of item instead of word. Below is the example: List ...
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SharePoint 2013 drag and drop does not complete

Sometimes when we drag and drop multiple items from the hard drive to a SharePoint library, it happens that the process does not complete. Then, we refresh the page (and the drag and drop process ...
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Deleting user permissions from document library instead of site level

I wanted to delete a user permission from ONE of the various document libraries in a SharePoint site. But when i deleted the permission, it seemed to have deleted the user permission at a much higher ...
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SharePoint 2013 multilingual libraries

I have created custom SharePoint web template. It contains custom libraries, events, site columns, content types, etc... Now I need to implement it to multilingual, so I can use English and German. ...
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Open PDF files in adobe Reader instead in Explorer

In Sharepoint document library, i have uploaded many documents of different types MS word, excel and PDF. When i click on MS Word or MS Excel documents, they are opened in Microsoft Word or Excel ...
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Is there a limit for number terms that can be associated to a document

I have a document library with documents. I need to associate the documents to terms in a terms store. I have added a managed meta data column. Is there a limit to the number of terms that can be ...
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User with contributor permissions is getting access denied on SPFileCollection.Add

I faced with weird issue. I'm trying to add a new file to the library on button click event, everything is fine when site admin performs this action, but user with contributor permissions is getting ...
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Email enabled document library rejects random emails

I have several email-enabled document libraries on a SharePoint 2010 site. Per our security policy, they are set to "Accept e-mail messages based on document library permissions." Most emails ...
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Disable ribbon button at specific folder level in document library

I have the following folder structure in my document library: Library |----- Folder 1 | |----- Sub-folder 1 | |----- Folder 2 |----- Sub-folder 2 I have a requirement in ...
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WorkflowHistoryList feature not activating

I'm trying to attach a standard Approval Workflow 2010 to a document library however the powershell script I am using is throwing an exception in the follownig spot: # Create Workflow History list if ...
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SharePoint context menu differs despite of same permissions

I have 2 people added having same permissions but both of them see different count of items in the Actions context menu of a document library. Connect to Outlook and Sync to computer options seems to ...
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How to create a document library template if size is more than 500MB

How to create a document library template if the size of the document library is larger than 500MB?
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I don't want to crawl/show Document content for Sharepoint search

I have a Sharepoint Document repository site, but when I am typing anything on the Search box, not only it searches for Files and Folders it also searches the document content and returns the ...
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OpenXml and SharePoint

I am developing a web-part that will generate word-documents. The word-documents are generated on the basis of a template document which has defined content controls. I want to retrieve data from ...
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Filter content types based on folder properties

Given: some Content Types with "categories" multi-value property (sample values are: "legal consulting", "accounting consulting"); some folders each one with a single value "category" property ...
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Treat document libraries as file shares in SharePoint Foundation 2013

Firstly, we are using SharePoint Foundation 2013. This may sound like a little strange, but let me try to explain: We are generating Excel reports dynamically (server-side). We have decided to store ...
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Add columns to existing libraries in SharePoint 2010 using Powershell

I need to add five new columns to existing SharePoint 2010 libraries using powershell. I am using below script: $ver = $host | select version if($Ver.version.major -gt 1) ...
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Document ID feature still scheduled to be completed by an automated process?

In SharePoint 2013, I just added a new site collection. I activated the Document ID feature. I set the Document ID settings. I went to Central Admin and started the Document ID enable/disable job. I ...
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Uploading an updated version of the document requires me to re-enter metadata

For my document library, I've added some additional metadata columns that needed to be specified. The only way I know how to upload a new document to overwrite/update another document is to choose ...
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get alerted when a file is downloaded

I have a document library in sharepoint 2010 and our product management team want to be alerted when a file downloaded by a user. is there any way to achieve this? thanks
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Display major version of all documents by default

We have many document library which you we use for Document Management System. These documents are also being called from a custom navigation system. The issue is: When an author or approver access ...
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InfoPath 2013 Form & Capturing Email Address

Before I give up on InfoPath I am asking for help. I created an InfoPath form with two textbox fields. The form will be connected to a sharepoint 2013 document library. I am not sure if I have ...
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Documents no longer display in SharePoint 2013 Views

We have SharePoint 2013 installed at my company. I maintain it. I added documents to a library months ago and these documents have always shown up in the views I created for them. But recently, the ...
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browse (UNC path to document library) for a specific server problem

For a specific server (test) a) I cannot save use INC path \test\doclibrary. Also: This is happening for a specific server. Have tried with other pcs (WIN 8, and 7) with no luck inside the server ...
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I shared a Folder (within a library) with a user and gave them EDIT permission, yet they can't add new sub-folders inside of it. Why not?

When user is trying to add sub-folder it gives error: Access denied. You do not have permission to perform this action or access this resource.
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Remove Attach file button from Ribbon

Can anyone offer advice please as to how i can remove the 'attach file' menu button form the ribbon only on a specific library? It is on the default new + edit forms that are loaded ... It needs to ...
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Template updating for old documents

I have a document library in SharePoint site. I created content type inherited from document content type. Created content type has additional fields. I set document template for created content type. ...
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SharePoint 2010, Search documents in document library, filtered by two library fields

BLUF: SharePoint 2010, Search documents in document library, filtered by two library fields. I have a veiw of a document library all formatted the way I want, one filter is specified in the ...
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Change Document Library Webpart's Toolbar Type to 'Show Toolbar' programmatically in 'sharepoint online sandbox solution'

I want to change the Document Library's webpart property 'Toolbar Type' from 'Full Toolbar' to 'Show Toolbar' programmatically. I am working on Office 365 sandbox solution.I am creating document ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Document Library start custom workflow after item is published

I have a document library that uses major and minor versioning in library settings. I want to start a custom SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow as soon as an item gets published, inside this library. ...
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Change permissions on Document Library

We want to create document libaries from previously stored templates or from new. When a library is created in a site it inherits the permissions. Is it possible to break inheritance when library is ...
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Using SharePoint Workflow to call a Java class

Is it possible to create a workflow which call a Java class? My main goal is to select a file and press a button in SharePoint document library which transfers this file to a Java class where I can ...
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The view cannnot be displayed because it exceeds the list view threshold

I have a document library which throws the following error when selecting a view that sorts based on the date modified: This view cannot be displayed because it exceeds the list view threshold ...